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WDFW says no steelhead fishing on upper Columbia River

WDFW says no steelhead fishing on upper Columbia River

A precipitous drop in the abundance of the upper Columbia River steelhead run means there will be no fishing season for them this year in north central Washington, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) said in a press release. Jeff Korth, WDFW north central regional fish program manager, said the run is only...
LBHS football season ends with loss

LBHS football season ends with loss

The Liberty Bell High School football team finished its season with a 2-6 record after a 48-0 loss at Manson on Friday (Oct. 21). Despite the outcome, coach Steve White said the game “was one of the best we played all season. Even with a lopsided player count, our guys never gave up.” “It really...
Liberty Bell volleyball team loses Schuh to injury, drops three matches

Liberty Bell volleyball team loses Schuh to injury, drops three matches

Playing teams in the top half of league standings, the Liberty Bell High School volleyball team dropped three matches in play last week. At Tonasket on Oct.18, the Lady Lions saw their scoring drop off as they lost three straight games, 17-25, 14-25 and 9-25. The toughest break of the year for Liberty Bell was...
Mountain Lion of the Week: Mariah Lucy

Mountain Lion of the Week: Mariah Lucy

This week’s Mountain Lion of the Week is seventh grade cross-country runner Mariah Lucy. Mariah recently placed 14th at the league championship meet, and was nominated by several peers to be recognized at the Mountain Lion of the Week! The classmates who nominated Mariah said: “Mariah is a caring, open-minded, smart, helpful girl who is...
Lady Lions still on a roll as regular season winds down

Lady Lions still on a roll as regular season winds down

Two shutouts extended the Liberty Bell High School girls’ soccer team’s win streak and put the Lady Lions at the top of league standings in games last week. On Oct. 18, visiting Liberty Bell blitzed Oroville, 5-0. Sally Thornton-White started the scoring for the Lady Lions with an assist by Corrine Dietz. Lauren Fitzmaurice followed...
Mountain Lions sweep league XC titles on LBHS course

Mountain Lions sweep league XC titles on LBHS course

Liberty Bell High School’s cross-country teams went four-for-four at last weekend’s Central Washington B league championships on the Mountain Lions’ home course: the varsity girls and boys took first-place trophies in team …
Liberty Bell girls take two of three soccer matches in busy week, share league lead

Liberty Bell girls take two of three soccer matches in busy week, share league lead

Live by the shootout, die by the shootout. Or, put the game out of reach early. It was that kind of week for the Liberty Bell High School girls’ soccer team, as they survived a shootout at Brewster on Tuesday (Oct. 4) for a 2-1 win, then …
Mountain Lions fall to Tonasket, host Waterville for homecoming

Mountain Lions fall to Tonasket, host Waterville for homecoming

It was a long night for the Liberty Bell High School varsity football team at Tonasket last Friday (Oct. 7), as the Mountain Lions were overwhelmed by the Tigers, 78-0, falling to 1-5 for the season. The Mountain Lions will be much more evenly matched with the Waterville Shockers for the annual homecoming game on...
Lady Lions bounce back for dramatic volleyball win over visiting Waterville squad

Lady Lions bounce back for dramatic volleyball win over visiting Waterville squad

At the end of the day — actually, at the beginning and in the middle as well — the Waterville High School volleyball team had no answer for Katie Labanauskas. The Liberty Bell High School junior rained 22 kills on the…
Mountain Lion of the Week: Jadyn Mitchell

Mountain Lion of the Week: Jadyn Mitchell

This week’s Mountain Lion of the Week is seventh-grade volleyball player Jadyn Mitchell. Jadyn is an encouraging teammate, and although she’s a great individual player she focuses her energy on making her teammates better. It’s common to see Jadyn encouraging teammates after mistakes and pulling her team out of funks with her relentlessly positive attitude....